Regine Neumann, Fine Arts technician at Bishop’s University, has received funding for an on-going research project in collaboration with the FabLab in Valcourt. The grant in the amount of 18000 $ was awarded by the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Quebec (CALQ) in collaboration with the Conseil de la culture de l’Estrie, and as part of a regional agreement : Estrie – Creation, production, dissemination / Visual arts.
Her project in research and co-creation, entitled Sculpting the future: The edge between art and technology, the individual and the collective consists in the exploration of the potential of digital and collective processes in the contemporary practice of sculpture, as well as in participatory and site-responsive art. This interdisciplinary and experimental study aims to involve the population of Valcourt in the research and creation processes and to explore the fine line that divides art and technology, the individual and the collective.
My artistic approach has long been to merge my interest in the transformation of raw material, of places, and of people in the creation of a work of art that has a rallying effect, that celebrates the moment and the community in which it was created and that tends to offer participants a peek at a potential future or at a change in our usual perspectives. – Regine Neumann
Regine Neumann holds a Master’s degree in Sculpture, Installation and New Media from Alanus University in Bonn, Germany.